The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

Gregory Han
Nov 4, 2009

THIS WEEK
• Blueprint Parking Lot Sale
• Silver Lake Art Crawl
• MAK Day
• CHAIRS for CHAIRity
• Happy's Anniversary Party
• Woven Accents Rug Sale
• The Contemporary Crafts Market
• Artemide & Rezek Lighting Sale
• Michael, Kevin and Geoff Exhibit
• Blog Out Loud + DWR
• The Container Store Free Gift Wrap & Bow Demonstrations

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THIS WEEK
Blueprint Parking Lot Sale: Save up to 70% for the home and office on an assortment of modern sofas and sectionals in fabric and leather, great contemporary and modern dining tables and chairs, great bedroom pieces, sleek home office furniture – desks, storage pieces and chairs… classic modern furniture made famous by mid-century designers… home entertainment and media storage… absolutely everything.
8366 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90048
November 7-8

Silver Lake Art Crawl: An assortment of local galleries and stores such as Black Maria Gallery, Junc, Kellygreen Home, La Luz de Jesus, Living Room, Rubbish Interiors, Thinkspace, Materials and Applications and many more host a weekend of art, open house events and community.
All participating locations here.
November 7-8

MAK Day: A graphic workshop with Project Food / LA. In preparation for the Edible Endeavors Convention, participants will generate foodie propaganda – banners, flyers, posters, etc. Curatorial walk-through on the exhibition Otto Neurath. Gypsy Urbanism with guest curator Nader Vossoghian, followed by a panel discussion about exhibition and display strategies in relation to infrastructure, do-it-yourself methods, social space engagement, and graphic communication. Moderated by MAK Center director Kimberli Meyer. Free event.
MAK Center for Art and Architecture
Schindler House
835 North Kings Road
West Hollywood, 90069
p: 323 651-1510

CHAIRS for CHAIRity: Southern California's most respected design leaders and local celebrities have stretched their creative limits to fashion quirky, fun and fabulous chairs to be auctioned, to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation® of San Diego. Join us for an exciting evening of design while supporting a local cause. Enjoy hosted appetizers and drinks while you mingle with the designers.
HOLD IT CONTEMPORARY HOME
1570 Camino de la Reina,
San Diego, 92108
619.295.6660
November 5th,
6:00 – 9:00 PM

Happy's Anniversary Party: come join the anniversary party celebrating the first year of design and gift shop Happy's opening with art, food, wine. Artwork by Los Angeles artist Chelsea Dean will be on display, works that revolve around drawings and photographic light boxes showcasing the mid-century modern architecture of Rudolph Schindler, Richard Neutra and John Lautner.
4675 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles 90027
November 6th
6-10pm

Woven Accents Rug Sale: the first sale in the West Hollywood store's history (since 1965!), a wide selection of antique, vintage, modern and tribal rugs will be sold at reduced rates of 20%, 30% and 50% off. If you've ever wanted to purchase an heirloom quality rug, this may be your one chance to nab one at a reasonable price.
525 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, 90048
November 5th-7th

The Contemporary Crafts Market: the 24th season of the West Coast's premiere event for ceramics, glassware, hand-painted textiles, custom furniture and other items from a selection of 250 artists.
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
November 6-8

• Artemide & Rezek Lighting Sale: Up to 80% puff a selection of lighting from designers from Artemide and Rezek priduct lines. Large assortment of new, discontinued, reconditioned, production seconds and "as-is" showroom samples, including the Tizio and Tolomeo lamps (i.e. Tolomeo Micro LED lists at $730 and is on sale for only $175).
4200 Sepulveda Blvd,
Culver City
Saturday. November 7th
10am-5pm

Michael, Kevin & Geoff: The exhibition is described as "new works on paper from three old friends from Los Angeles." Those three friends happen to be three extremely influential artist/designers, Geoff McFetridge, Kevin Lyons and Michael Leon. Bummed we won't be in town for this event, but we hope you make it out! Music will be provided by Danny Hollowa, with wine will be courtesy of Bear Flag Wines and beer courtesy of PBR.
Opening Saturday, Nov. 7th, 7pm to 10pm
Exhibition runs through Dec. 20th, 2009
rsvp to: MichaelKevinGeoff@hvw8.com
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery
661 N. Spaulding Ave., CA 90036
Opening Saturday, Nov. 7th, 7pm to 10pm

Blog Out Loud + DWR: tonight join a panel of architecture + design + green bloggers who will be sharing their stories and experiences about blogging with you! Laure Joliet and Gregory Han of Apartment Therapy Los Angeles will join Emily Goligoski of Notes on Design, Alissa Walker of Gelatobaby and GOOD, and Haily Zaki of Curbed LA and Inhabitat.
DWR: Tools for Living
332 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, 90401
November 4th
7pm - 9pm.

The Container Store Free Gift Wrap & Bow Demonstrations: Let The Container Store take the mystery out of gorgeous gift packaging for your readers. We offer FREE, in-store Gift Wrap and Bow Demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., beginning November 7th through December 20th – at each of our 47 stores across the country. And as a special treat, we'll give away one $25 Gift Card at each demonstration!
November 7th - December 20th

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